A seeker of wild places and pristine pointbreaks, Belinda’s heart has always been set on the ocean. A passionate all-around surfer and bodysurfer, she’s best known for her graceful and technically accomplished longboard style. Bindy has a wandering spirit, but her roots are on Australia’s Surf Coast. “Time in the ocean,” she says, “is like returning home.” She recently added the role of mom to her resume, and delights in sharing the beauty of this world with her son.
It was November 1991. I was with two friends and we were at the beginning of a three-month surf trip around the coasts of Spain and Portugal. Mundaka was our starting point. We all agreed that we would be happy just to get something better than the cold, windblown beach… Read More
March 11, Saidi Tagnob Conservancy, Zighar, Tajikistan Odina, a Tajik ranger from the Saidi Tagnob Conservancy, squats alongside the cliff edge. With large field glasses pressed to his face, he scans the opposite mountainside for familiar movement. He motions excitedly for the spotting scope. I squint hopelessly across the ravine… Read More
Robby Naish once spoke about the irony of traveling the world to compete. He spent 30 years filling passport after passport, but never really saw anything other than the beach. It’s an easy trap to fall into. With today’s high-paced society and accurate weather forecasts, traveling surfers and kite surfers… Read More